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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 6 am to 10 am EST Monday. * Locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides in the morning. * Timing...minor coastal flooding around the times of astronomical high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding along portions of the immediate coastline. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ...................................(Mllw/mhhw)................ Kings Point NY.......827 am......9.6-10.0/1.8-2.2....none....... Stamford CT..........749 am......9.4.9.8/1.6-2.0.....Minor...... Bridgeport CT........746 am......8.8-9.2/1.5-1.9.....Minor...... New Haven CT.........745 am......8.2-8.6/1.5-1.9.....None....... Old Field NY.........748 am......8.6-9.0/1.3-1.7.....None....... Glen Cove NY.........822 am......9.2-9.8/1.6-1.9.....None....... , "High Wind Warning" ...High Wind Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds...northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 70 mph. * Timing...winds could begin gusting as high as 45 mph just before daybreak Monday. The strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon and evening. * High wind impacts...damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Numerous power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult...especially for high profile vehicles and on elevated roadway and bridges. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage. , "Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning" ...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... ...Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST Tuesday... * winds and seas...northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 60 kt. Seas 6 to 11 feet. * Visibility...1 nm or less this morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to 63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port...or take shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions...and consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside. A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. -- Sunday Jan.22 17,01:00 PM

Long Island’s Largest Holiday Light Show Shines in Its 10th Year

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event.

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Bayport, NY - November 15th, 2013 - Girl Scouts of Suffolk County invites you to share in the wondrous magic of its 10th Annual Holiday Light Show, Long Island’s largest drive through holiday event. Drive a mile-long trail filled with beautiful holiday vignettes and displays in the picturesque woodlands of Camp Edey in Bayport.

Don’t miss the Holiday Village where you can have photos taken with Santa, enjoy hot cocoa, and explore the Hall of Trees. The Hall of Trees consists of trees that are donated and decorated by Girl Scout troops, and are later given to transitional housing facilities, and adult and veterans homes.

“The Holiday Light Show is the perfect way for families to spend an evening together that’s filled with holiday warmth and magic,” says Yvonne Grant, President & CEO of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County.

The magic runs from December 2 through December 30; daily from 5 to 9 pm (Closed Dec. 24 & 25). Cost is $12 per car Monday - Thursday, and $15 per car Friday - Sunday. For more information, visit www.holidaylightshow.org, e-mail lightshow@gssc.us, or call 631-543-6622.  

Sponsors for the 10th Annual Holiday Light Show include Capital One Bank, New York Community Bank, Empire National Bank, Riverhead Bay Motors, Long Island Charities, Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Town of Islip. Top Media Sponsors include LongIsland.com, WBLI, Cablevision, 96.1FM, 105.3FM, 98.5FM, and 103.9FM.

Stay connected! Download the Holiday Light Show app.

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island. It serves more than 40,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 17, with the dedicated support of more than 9,000 volunteers. For more information about Girl Scouts, please call (631) 543-6622 or visit the council’s website at www.gssc.us.

 

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